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Parasite Screening Technician

Drug Discovery Unit, School of Life Sciences

Full Time
Grade 6 (£27,929 – £34,308)

Closing date: 22nd March 2023

The Drug Discovery Unit (DDU, at the University of Dundee is globally recognised for its scientific excellence and delivery of new candidate drugs for infectious diseases. The DDU comprises over 120 highly skilled and motivated staff, spanning all core drug discovery disciplines and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated biologist to be part of the translational parasitology group. The group has established extensive in vitro screening cascades that combine high-throughput hit identification assays with more physiologically relevant secondary assays.…

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Head of Medicinal Chemistry

Tenured position at Reader/ Professorial Level

Closing date: 20th April 2023

We are seeking an experienced medicinal chemist and drug discoverer to be Head of Medicinal Chemistry in the Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) at the University of Dundee. This is an exciting position to develop new small molecule medicines to treat a range of indications, with particular emphasis on infectious diseases affecting Low and Middle Income Countries and innovative drug targets in a range of human diseases.

This is a substantive leadership post in a highly collaborative environment. The successful applicant will be part of the DDU Executive Team, which steers and leads the organisation.

Established for 16 years, The…

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